While everyone knows that the defense budget is large, national security spending is much larger, nearly double the amount U.S. citizens are told.
If the GOP crowd that these wars are in our national interest, then they should start lining up some of the wealthiest in the country who are helping to agitate for these conflicts to pay more in taxes for them.
Feelings of bitterness, national self-directed anger, and disdain among nations inside Europe for each other has become palpable and manifested itself in Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's comments last night on The News Hour.
How many layers of staff might Mitt have to answer that call?
The Ninth Circuit will rule on the constitutionality of the measure to recognize "only marriage between a man and a woman" in California.
The Republic Report brings in DC's version of The Fantastic Mr. Fox to tell the world how the system really works.
The military's job today is not to "beat" the Taliban but rather to shape the choices in the field for the political stakeholders and to be able to preempt any effort to overthrow the government in Kabul.
Our old models of transnational governance are just that: old.